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A recent study by a University of Florida graduate researches the effects of prescribed fires on the elfin frosted butterfly. The species requires fire to survive, but is also prone to damage from excessive burning.
The city is finalizing an agreement to use 10 acres of land currently occupied by Dignity Village homeless encampment which could create a more regulated environment.
In efforts to promote a healthy forest ecosystem, burners at the Welaka State Forest and Etoniah Creek State Forest have been busy creating prescribed burns. The planned fires help to reduce potential fuel for unplanned forest fires and cycle nutrients back into the forest.
Multiple intersections in Levy County will be closed starting Tuesday due to a controlled burn at Goethe State Forest. The 10,000 acre burn is the largest in the forest’s history.
The Gainesville Parks Recreation and Cultural Affairs will work again with the Rotary Clubs of Gainesville Foundation to renovate Smokey Bear Park, which both organizations contributed to creating in 1963.
Florida Forest Services has been awarded more than $154,000 to reforest state forests.
The Florida Forest Service canceled Wednesday’s scheduled controlled burn at Paynes Prairie due to high humidity and wind.
Marion County Fire Rescue is fighting fire with fire today in order to protect homes around the Ocala National Forest. Florida Forest Service Wildfire Mitigation Specialist Ludie Bond says the 266 acre back burn won’t hurt vegetation and will help […]